Posts Tagged Europe

West Ham player fined for assaulting policeman

SOUTHEND, England (AP) — West Ham defender James Tomkins has been ordered to pay more than $12,000 for assaulting a police officer.

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McGinley ends career on a winning note

Europe team captain Paul McGinley, right, and Jamie Donaldson attend a press conference after Europe won the 2014 Ryder Cup golf tournament at Gleneagles, Scotland, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Paul McGinley is ready to call it a career in the Ryder Cup, and it ended on a perfect note.

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Billy Hayes of ‘Midnight Express’ turns to stage

In this undated image released by JT PR, Billy Hayes, who spent five, brutal years behind bars after trying to smuggle hashish onto a plane in Istanbul, rehearses for his one-man show ,"Rising the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes." Hayes, now 67, has turned his ordeal, which was the basis of the 1978 film "Midnight Express," into a 70-minute stage show which comes to the Barrow Street Theatre in New York following a run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. (AP Photo/JT PR, Carol Rosegg)

NEW YORK (AP) — The other day, Billy Hayes was rehearsing a scene from his one-man show when he was interrupted by the director.

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Dennis Kimetto sets world mark at Berlin Marathon

BERLIN (AP) — In a story Sept. 28 about the Berlin Marathon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that second-place finisher Emmanuel Mutai had run the 2011 Boston Marathon in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds. Geoffrey Mutai — no relation — had that time.

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Chelsea travels to Lisbon, Schalke hosts Maribor

Chelsea’s Diego Costa celebrates scoring his teams second goal during their English Premier League soccer match against Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge, London, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — It’s all level in Group G of the Champions League as the four clubs head into the second set of matches after 1-1 draws.

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